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How Ready Are You to Buy a Home?

Determining Your Dream Home and Finding It!

Factory Built Homes Are Worth a Look

Purchase Manufactured Homes with FHA Loan

How to Buy a Foreclosed Home

Pros and Cons of Corner Lots

Know the Neighborhood Before You Buy

Tune in to an Open House on the Radio

Finding a Qualified Broker or Agent

Shopping for a Loan and Choosing a Lender

How to Improve Your Credit

How to Survive the Loan Application Process

Making an Offer and Signing Contracts

Cancel Your Contract in 3 Days

Understanding the Closing/Settlement Process

Choosing Home Inspection and Settlement Professionals

Double Check Your New Home - The Walkthrough

Know Your Consumer Rights

Seniors Have Many Housing Opportunities

Preparing for the Big Day -- Relocating Moving

Make Your Home Your Castle - Cost Effective Redecorating Ideas


Looking for a Home

The first step for looking for a home is...'s not hitting the street!

If you don't head for the street, then what? Should you jump right into the classified ads and visit as many open houses as possible? Not yet. You still have some work to do before you find that dream house of yours.

Finding the Perfect Home
You are going to have to work for it.

Finding the perfect home requires some home work. You can't just hit the streets ready to make an emotional decision. Sure, you should fall in love with the house you purchase, or at least fall in love with the potential for the home. But you need to be a little more practical in the decision process.

Becoming a House Hunter
Learning the right skills.

The first step to finding the right house is knowing how to look. You need to hone your house hunting skills. This may be your first time or your fourth. Either way, you have to know exactly what you are looking for and how to assess what you find. And you need to find a home that not only matches your budget, but your lifestyle.

The Basics...

It's always best to start with some basic tips on house hunting.

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